Ó Neachtain, Seán

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')


A personal details form (‘Personalbogen’) was completed for each speaker at the Doegen Scheme recording sessions 1928-31. The information displayed below is derived mainly from these forms.

Personalbogen form(s) for this speaker (RIA Library ref.)Doegen P-B/158
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1122
Track title(s) for this speakerObair na talún ó earrach go fómhar - Seán Ó Neachtain
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1122d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Ó Neachtain
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Naughton
County of originCo. Mayo
AddressMuingnabo, Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthMuingnabo, Co. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthBangor (Bangor Erris), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Muingnabo, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Muingnabo, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived from age 20Muingnabo, Co. Mayo
EducationNo formal education
Father's home placePortacloy, Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeMuingnabo, Co. Mayo
Father's professionFarmer and fisherman
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishA little English
Able to read?No
Able to write?No
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data